Preview by Jack Foley
THE FLATS, a new play by Darren Murphy, opens at Chelsea
Theatre, on Monday, April 5, and will play until Saturday,
Remember being 16? On their first day of post-exam freedom, Nat
doesn't understand what he feels, Stevo can't move on and Karen
wants to mark the day.
Their only constant, a block of derelict flats, reminds them
the danger and independence ahead.
Timothy Hughes, artistic director of Weaver Hughes Ensemble and
co-founder of Frontline, will direct The Flats, with design
by Jen Demant Cole.
The show is a co-production with Frontline and the Chelsea Theatre.
Its cast includes Bradley Gardner, who recently played Bob, in
Colours Only at Riverside Studio, and was seen in the 2002
film, Nil By Mouth, as Danny, and Sheena Irving, whose
credits include Loveplay at Jermyn Street.
Adam Ward also follows up his appearance in New Perspectives'
tour of When Icicles Hang By The Wall, as well as regular
parts in TV series such as Casualty and Redcap.
The Flats, from Monday, April 5 Saturday, April 24.
At Chelsea Theatre, Worlds End Place, SW10 0DR.
Performances Mon - Sat: Evenings at 8pm, except Tuesday, April
6, at 7pm. All tickets: £12; £8 concession; £6
Box Office 0870 990 8454
Our picture shows Bradley Gardner, Sheena Irving and
Adam Ward. Photo kindly supplied by Clive Moore